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We are now showing a complete line of correct stationery; Box Papers, Tablets-and Pound Papers of better quality than ever and at greatly reduced prices. Souvenir JPost Cards Hmul Colored. Of the town and surroundings. Sole agents for Waterman's, Parker and Rexall Fountain Pens; Nunnally's and Huyler's Candies jHLeil.i^y Drug Company, The Rexall Store W, A. Hakim, M.l>. ?ilmer & Baker, Physicians and Surgeons. UKc*i In Pally B?ndln?, Bin Stone Cap, Vlrtjlnta. All calls answered promptly. BRISTOL Bookkeeping jjjyy Hlghor Accounting (BUSINESS Typewriting COLLEGE Tolouraphy BRISTOL, TENN.-VA, LOCAL ITEMS. Hon. Harvoy Young, of Turkey Cove, was in town Mon? day. Mrs. A. D. Owens ami child? ren spout Sunday with friends in Stonega. Mrs. J. A. Vouell was up from Olingorlast week. Mrs. J. U. Noubit returned last week from a visit to her parents at Parmville. R. i). Haker returned last week from a business visit to Terry county, Ky. Miss Kunico Ballurd, of Bris? tol, is the guest of the Misses Rruco. Maliter Karl Counts and sis Irr, Hernico, of Coeburn, aro visiting thoir grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D. il. Bruce, at this place. Mrs. Robert Bruce returned Saturday from a visit to relat? ives in Washington City. She was accompanied home by her mother, Mrs. J. M. Hugo. 1 Howard Hogo and wife, of BenhaiU) Ky., aro visiting friends in the Uup and attend - ing the Fourth of July cole bratioh. Miss Cluru Hucker aud Mrs. Bado l.unhain, of Wushingtou City, aro visiting thoir sister, Mrs. Karl Stoehr, in the Gap. Missus Laviuia Bruce and Mai tha Horton, of Wise, are tlio attractive guests of Mrs. J. b Wells, of this place. John Henry Johnson, a prominent business in a n of Hate City, spent Monday in the Qap. Miss Aleon Arinistead. of byuchbhrg, is tlio guest of Miss Vera Willis on Wyandotto Avenue. FOR SALE.?A fine Milk Cow. For further information "I'l'ly to this office. Judge H. A. W. Skeon, C. S. Carter aud Qen. K. A. Ayers returned Saturduy from Balti? more where they attended the Democratic convention for several days. Mrs. Nick Soul and children "re up from Hosehill, Leo Coun? ty, visiting Mra. Seal's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Haker at l,?s pluco. Miss Ida Baker re? turned with her sister. (>scar M. Fair, a prominent young attorney of Elizabethtou, reen., spent Sunday in the Qsp. The Robert Fleming Com? pany's coal plant at Tacotna, will have completed nbout August 1st, u now and inodorn tipple to acooinmodate an in? creased output. Wo learn the company can use a number of additional miners. Tho colored Zion Methodists baptized seven persons Sunday afternoon in the river near the Fast Fifth Street bridge. S Folly bad his lino garden invaded by something less than a dozen hungry cows Sunday night which left destruction in their wake. A now force of convicts wore put to work on a 12 mile road from Lebanon to F.Ik Harden, in Hussell county. Hawthorn, Qoodloe, n promi? nent Insurance man with head quurters at Dante, spent a few (lays in town last' weok. .Mrs. I,ultra Fonrch and grandson, Charles Fowler, of Los Angelese, California, who have been visiting relative? and friends in Qreonvillc, Tenn., for a month punt, arrived in the (Jap Tuesday on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert N. Knight and family. Voting Mr. Fow? ler is a nephew of tho editor. Misses Leon a Mnrsh, of Mt. Pleasant, Fa., a n d Margie Halber, of Greensburg, Pa., are tho guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Kelly at their beautiful homo on Poplnr Hill. Elcannh Pennington u u d daughter, Miss Kdua, of Mo? hawk, Tenn., are visiting rela? tives und friends in Wise and Lee counties this week. .Mrs. J, B, Dillon returned Friday night from u visit to her parents, Mr. und Mrs. J. B. Logg ut Pennington Gup. The Southern M e t h o d ist Church is preparing to have children's day exercises on Sun day, July 11th. The macadam work on Main Street ut Appuluchiu lias been suspended in order that water mains for the town may be laid without causing uunecces sary work. P. F. Couttfl, of Norton, spent Sunday in town with relulives. Mrs. Katherine Kosenburg and daughter, Miss Marie, of Terre Haute, Ind., arrived Tuesduy for an oxtonded visit with daughter and sister Mrs. W. K. Peck and family. M. 0. MeCorklo and wife und daughter and son returned Fri? day night from a visit to re? latives and friends at Uich lands. Beyorloy Flunary, of Boa uoke, urrived in tho Clap Sun? day night on a visit to Iub father, Mr. lt. W. Flanary, and to attend our big Fourth of July celebration, Bufus A. Morison.of the med? ical department of the John Hopkins University, Baltimore, arrived home last week for bis summer vacation. Miss Lillian Lloyd returned last week from a month's visit with relatives and friends in lloanoke county a n d New York City. Mr. and Mrs Charles Witt and fumily, o f Arno, epont Sunday iu the Gap visiting Mr. Witt's parents. Jack Litte, of Norton, spent Sunday in town with friends. Mrs. H. L, Gilly and daugh? ter, Miss Bernice, have retimed to their home at Norton after a short visit with Mrs. Gilly's trister, Mrs. W. 3. Kilbourn. On account of the very high prices bid by contractors on Norton street improvem ent work, tiie town council of that place, has decided to have tho work dono by day labor under the supervision of a compotont foreman. Dr. J. H. Smith and wife, of Riohlands, are visiting Mrs. Smith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. 0. McCorkle, in tho Uap this week and attending the Fourth of July celebration. A postal savings department was inaugurated in the Big Stone Gap postortlco on Mon? day, July 1st. Circulars giv ing information for depositors and other literature can he had by application at the post office. .1. (Swing .lessee, of Dry den, spent a fow days in town last week at the home of his sister, Mrs. \V. B. Kilbourn, while re? turning home from V. M. 1. at Lexington, to spend his vaca? tion. Kverott Ed wards, a popular yonng man, of Coeburn, was killed in tho Lee mine on Toms Creek lust week when u big fall of sluto occurred. .Mr. I). Q. Wolfe, of Big Stone (lap, was hero Thursduy us a witness in couit. It was his first visit here in nino years and his many friends were plensed to see him.?Gate City Herald. Mr. Crusenberry, who bus been conducting a repair shop for shoes at this place has sold his business to Mr. Luwson, and has gone to Welch, Wost Virginia to locato. Mr. and Mrs. Loouidus Cidlior on lt. F. D. No. 2 are rejoicing over the birth of a duughter Suuduv night. Mrs. Collier was Miss Mollio Young beforo her murriuge. F. M. Strong, of Appalachiu, has beon appointed Registrar of Births aud Deaths, for Rich? mond Magisterial district, in complianco with the now Stato law which wont into effect .1 no. 14th. Miss Ora Strong, has been appointed as deputy. The law requires physicians, midwives, or heads of families to report ull deaths aud births to tho Registrar. Capt. Henry Taylor spent a few days l?Bt week up on the new railroad soon to be built from Dante to Elkhorn. Congressman C. B. Slemp came to tho Gap Saturday with the intention of remaining hero for the Fourth of July celobration, but was called to Washington on important busi? ness and left for that city Sun? day morning. He said he hoped to be able .to return for the celebration on tho Fourth. Cap. W. A. Dean, freight conductor on the V. & S, W. I road wus badly hurt Tuesday morning uoar Spears Ferry. His caboose bad become du tachod and gathering momen? tum crashed into his train in dieting serious bruises. Cap? tain Dean lives on the bottom in South Appalachiu.?Appala chia Progressive. Rov. K. S. Hose, former col porter of Wise County, of Big Stone Gap, was visiting the family of C. E. Belt and tran? sacting business here this week. ?Wise Virginian. The little child of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Livcsay, of East Blackwater, was bitten on the I hand by a copperhead snake last Saturday night. The child is in a critical condition but will recover. By some un? known means the snako had (rotten in the bed where the child was sleeping aud had done its dangerous work before it was discovered.?JoneBville Star. Misses Eunice Littrell and Mable Quillen, of Rye Cove, visited relatives at this place and at Norton last week. A post card from Mrs. E. J. Frescott received by a friend Monday, under date of June 27th, locates that intoreating couple at Las Vegas, New Mexico, where as Mrs. Proa cott very appropriately adds "We had to stop for tho Big Fight. Everything grand." Mr. Carr 11. Butcher, who locat? ed in that city several months ago, was doubtless "tickled stitT" to see old friends from |tho Gap. Friends of Miss Katie Horse ley, formley of this pluce, will be interested to loam thut she is now Mrs. Guy Doty, of Santa Bosa, N. M., having married Mr. Doty sonio days ago. The remainder of the Horsoley fam? ily nro expected to arrivoin the (lap at an early dato, they having decided to return to Big Stone Gap to muku their homo. Judge H. A. \V. Skeon, one of tho best kuown circuit judges in Virginia, was a visit? or in Bristol Saturday. His investigations in Lee county of election fraud have attracted National attention. ? Bristol Herald Courier. Andrew Reeder, son of Mr and Mrs. A. 11. Reeder, who has been going to school at Lawrenceville, N. J., has re? turned home for his summer vacation. The Christian Church ex? tends its sympathy to Mrs. .lohn Fox, Sr., and family, in their heavy bereavement; aud prays that the guiding hand of God may lead them to see light in "the valley of the shad? ow of death." Prof. IL C. Williams left yes? terday for his old home in Scott county to spend a few days be? fore entering upon his duties as teacher in the Summer Normal at Big Stone Gap.?Honaker Herald. The Boy Scouts, accompanied by Rev. J. A. Morrow ami fami? ly, Mrs. T. K. Carper and Miss Sudie McConnell, returned Sat? urday from Big Stone Gaps They report a line trip, but tho heavy rain Friday night inter? fered with the attendance ut entertainment.?Gate City Her? ald. Mr. ami Mrs. J. A. T. Hncon and daughter, Miss Mary Bacon are tho guests of Mr. aud Mrs. A. F. Martin, on Ponnsylvaina avenue. They aro here with the intention of again making Bristol their home.?Bristol Herald Courier. The series of meetings which has been in progress at the Baptist church ut this place closed Monday night. Rev. Wright having become apuar ently discouraged at tho lack of enthusiasm among our good people, who, with all their ad mirublo qualities, are rather poor church goers. There will oo services Sunday morning und night by the pastor, Rev. Craft, and several candidates will he baptized at the evening service. Rev. Babbitt, tho singer, went on to Coeburn to assist in a meeting in pro? gress at that place. The Curse of Vacant Lots. Recently a western town found its growth suddenly stop? ped by tho greed of a lot of Shy locks nnd speculators who hud bought up wholo blocks of lots and outlying lands, and thus effectually handicapped the town's proapocts for growth and development. In this situation the progres? sive citizens appealed to the Legislature for an amondment to thoir charter which would allow tho assessment of vacant lots at tho prices tho owners ask for them and n consequent reduction of the tax on im? proved property. The result was that the Shy locks got busy and houses went up like magic. This is a lesson that other! towns should learn, and that resident nnd non resident lot' owners should assimilate.?Ex changu. K. T. IRVISK, Pr*?. W, T. (lOODLOR. vlc? Pre*. * See'y. R. P. tURROX, Traaai Interstate Finance & Trost Co.' Bier Stone Gap, Va. Capital $50,000.00. Surplus $60,000.00. Tlit* bank, under new management, will continue the builnets apes conservative Ilsen. SAFETY: Our Motto. SECURITY: 0?r Pui-wori. Internst Paid on Tim? Deposit?. DIRECTORS. R. T. IRYINK, W. T. OOODLOB. U. 0. WOKISOK, C. 8. CARTER,* A. K. yOKISON'. .1. 8. HAMBLKN. W. \V. TAYLOR, fJ. W-JKKLLY. W. y. 8LKUP. Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent. Prepare Now for the Summer Normal The Cots, Mattresses, Sheets, Pillows and Pillow Cases formerly supplied to keep? ers of Normal students are now on sale at our store at half price. Now is the time to get your supply if you intend to take students this year, as they will not he supplied by the management of the Normal as formerly. W. W. TAYLOR & SONS. Reduced Millinery Everything in our millinery we will sell at a greatly reduced price. Come and price them bet?re buying. A few patterns left that will go at half price. J. M. Willis & Company, CORTRIGHT METAL. SHINGLES rHOW TO KHOW THE GENUINE? LOOK FOR THE STAMP "CORTRIGHT" Reg. U. S, P?.t Off. and accept no lubititule, if you want a rooj that will Jail ai long at the building, and never need rcpairt?never need attention ol any kind, except an occasional coat ol paint. J. Fire-proof? Storm-proof? Lightning-proof For sale by Local Contractors or Roofers or Cortriprht Metal Roofing Company, 50 N. 23d St.. Philadelphia, Pa. Barron Sc Witt, GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS. Office First Floor Intermont Building, ?DIG STONE GAP, VA Correapondenoe (Solioiteci. Electricity is Our Business. Buy meat from your butcher and drugs from your druggist. Wa quote Rauuer "Wire Drawn" M ,.-.!. I .mi" 100 WatU (80 o. p.).U ?1.00 each ?o WatU (?o. p.).,.at .85 each 40 Watta (3fl c. p.).at .60 eaoh 25 WatU $0 o. p.).at .45 ?ach We quote Kalinor dem Metaliznl lllament l.nn|.. 100 WatU (40 o. p.)..,.at 30 cents each SO WatU (!? c. p.).at 80 centa each Oi) Watts (3-11). p.).at 18 centa eaoh 60 WatU (40 o. p.).at 18 ceuU oaoh 40 WatU (Ifta, p.).at 18 oeuU each For the convenience of our patrons we will jkeep an assortment at W.W.Taylor & Sons, I which can be obtained at above prices. I Powell Valley Light & Power Company.